The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 86 82 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 14 14 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.85% 0.93% 2.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.52% 12.17% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 32
Average daily rate
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£288 £250 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -23.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £137.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-76.36% +587.50%
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
147 115 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.97% 7.67% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 71 52
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £17.30 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.10 £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.94 £23.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.44% +22.10%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 8 £275 +10.00% 2
Bradford -6 1 £275 +10.00%
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 18 (43.90%) Finance
1 18 (43.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (39.02%) HP
3 15 (36.59%) SQL
4 14 (34.15%) Retail
5 13 (31.71%) Banking
5 13 (31.71%) Test Scripting
6 12 (29.27%) ISTQB
7 10 (24.39%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (24.39%) Functional Testing
8 8 (19.51%) ISEB
8 8 (19.51%) Windows
8 8 (19.51%) QA
8 8 (19.51%) VMware
9 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (14.63%) Test Management
9 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
10 5 (12.20%) High Availability
10 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
10 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (12.20%) Retail Banking
11 4 (9.76%) NHS
11 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
12 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (7.32%) Oracle
12 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
13 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.44%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Retail
3 13 (31.71%) Banking
4 5 (12.20%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Analyst
2 28 (68.29%) Test Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Test Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Functional Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) QA Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.44%) UAT Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Defect Manager
6 1 (2.44%) QA Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) NHS
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) AS400
3 2 (4.88%) iSeries
4 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (31.71%) Test Scripting
3 10 (24.39%) Functional Testing
4 6 (14.63%) Test Management
4 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
5 5 (12.20%) High Availability
5 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
5 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.88%) ETL
8 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.88%) Manual Testing
8 2 (4.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) ISTQB
2 8 (19.51%) ISEB
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) HP
2 8 (19.51%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Pega
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Business Objects